Atlas 34774-8 70-Ton Hart Ballast Car Santa Fe ATSF
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Atlas 34774-8 70-Ton Hart Ballast Car Santa Fe ATSF # 86521 N ScaleBuilt by American Car & Foundry (ACF) from 1940-1953, the prototypes for these 70-Ton Hart Ballast Cars were formally known as Hart Selective Service Ballast Cars. Each car came factory equipped with specially designed longitudinal doors that allowed ballast to be discharged between the rails, to the center and sides of the rails, or to the side of the rails only. The cars soon found their way into work train service across the continent and a few are still in use today. These detailed models feature a heavy diecast chassis, 70-ton friction-bearing trucks, interior detailing including crossbracing, Accumate knuckle couplers and accurate painting and printing. NOTE: A DIFFERENT # MAY BE PICTURED.